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Barcode Printer: The Complete Printer Buying Guide (Infographic)

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With barcodes used predominantly on everything around us today, from the products in your household to the tickets to an event you may be attending this weekend, barcodes have become a part of everyday life. Before a barcode is used to track inventory across the globe, it must first be printed. It is essential for manufacturers to have the correct ... Read More »

Increase Profit with Inventory Management Software

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Do you know the real price of low inventory turnover? If not, you should. Inventory levels predict sales and earnings, which is a critical consideration for companies and their investors. That’s why it’s important to correctly manage your stock levels. When companies do not, they usually end up with extra inventory, which leads to roadblocks that prevent financial success. According ... Read More »

Preventing Supply Chain Fraud with Asset Tracking Software

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Fraud takes on many forms as it silently creeps through the global supply chain in search of its next victim. Sometimes it starts with a supplier who falsifies labor expenses and exaggerates bills. Other times it’s an employee who pumps up his expense account or a contractor who promises kickbacks to an employee for using his services.  Increasingly, fraud is ... Read More »

Inventory Control: The First Step in Supply Chain Management

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The supply chain for any business involves everything from securing materials from a supplier to transporting a finished product to the customer. Most business owners aren’t involved in the day-to-day operations of their suppliers and transporters. To maintain efficiency throughout the supply chain process, businesses should first focus on inventory control. Inventory is the raw materials, work-in-progress goods and finished ... Read More »

Everything You Need to Know About Barcode Scanners

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Nearly everyone everywhere has seen a barcode today. Barcode’s have revolutionized the way we package and transport merchandise. A barcode, by Investopedia.com’s definition, is a graphical representation of a product’s identifying information formed by two-dimensional pattern of black and white stripes. They are used to automate the transfer of product information from the product to an electronic system, or cash ... Read More »

Supply Chain Logistics: How They Keep the Lights on in Las Vegas

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Every year, more than 40 million people visit Las Vegas. Year-round hotel occupancy averages over 85 percent, and statewide gaming revenues exceeded $11 billion in 2014, according to the Gaming Control Board. With such a tremendous influx of tourists, how does the City of Lights keep everything powered on and flowing? Las Vegas Lighting Logistics One typical Las Vegas casino, ... Read More »

The 15 Supply Chain Metrics that Make or Break Warehouse Efficiency

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Maintaining an efficient warehouse means understanding the importance of your company’s supply chain – the sequence of processes involved in turning a customer’s order into a delivered product, from the procurement of raw materials to shipping and handling. Companies that are successfully doing this know that managing their supply chain and finding inefficiencies and opportunities for optimization is critical to ... Read More »

5 Barcode Scanner Apps for iPhone and Android

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Barcodes are everywhere: products, loyalty cards, packaging labels, library books, you name it. With one scan of these striped bars, light energy is converted to electrical energy, which is converted to powerful data that can give you everything from inventory management to consumer awareness. Today many businesses and consumers use barcode scanning apps to access this information from their iPhones. ... Read More »

Delivering Products on Time with Zebra Barcode Printers

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One of the most challenging aspects in any business — big or small — is improving logistical efficiency with growth. As the ebb and flows of your business becomes more complicated, how do you build a network that sustains accuracy and productivity? A key solution is finding reliable technology that enables you to trace and identify goods no matter where ... Read More »

What is Supply Chain Management?

What is Supply Chain Management

In an increasingly globalized world, there may be no greater asset to a company’s bottom line than a well-managed supply chain. Dell Computers once said that their supply chain is “the biggest leverage point we have,” and many of the planet’s leading companies are finding a correlation between the sophistication of their supply chain and financial success. From intercontinental corporations to ... Read More »